2013 New Works Festival of One Acts and Monologs

presented by: Astor Street Opry Company

Starts:Sunday, February 10, 2013  2:00 PMEnds:Sunday, February 10, 2013  4:30 PM

Seating is limited and reservations are recommended. Tickets are $15 to $8 with senior and child rates AND ANNOUNCING AN ASOC SPECIAL $5 FRIDAYS!!  Every Friday all tickets are only $5 dollars each! Call 325-6104 or on line at wwww.astorstreetoprycompany.com.


Astor Street Opry Company Playhouse

129 West Bond Street


Astoria, OR 97103

Event Description:

The winners were chosen from over from over 30 entries from coast to coast which ran from July to November 2012 included comedy, drama or anything in between. Chosen by a selected panel of local and regional theatrical, the pieces were judged for writing skills, perceptiveness and entertaining qualities that are suitable for family audiences.

The 2013 winning pieces include for One Acts, WE INTERRUPT THIS PROGRAM, by Justin Blasdel of Fayetteville, Arkansas. is a comedy about two families' contrasting reactions of the Orson Welles' War of the Worlds radio play broadcast on Halloween 1938. It is directed by Markus Brown, with performers Kendall McEuen, Tieler Ferrell, Josh Loring and Ben VanOsdol. And A BEAUTIFUL NOISE where we find the composer Tchaikovsky, his bon vivant brother and author Leo Tolstoy set about bonding while goaded by an anarchist. Written by David Vazdauskas of Brunswick, Maine it is directed by Edward James with Steven Wood, Justin Germond, Bill Carr and Lily Deufel.

The winning monologs include: SHOOT TO KILL, about a young girl (played by Opal Whitaker) who relates how her friend was killed by her father, written by K.M. Sorenson of Lowell, Massachusetts and directed by Edward James. SOMEDAY MY PRINCE, is a story about a woman (played by Mary Huber) who appears to compose a letter to someone who has gravely disappointed her, but all is not what it seems…written by Faye Sholiton of Beachwood, Ohio, it is directed by Donna Wright.. And TAPS a young dancer (played by Emma Gaeuman) laments her recent rejection in an audition for the Rockettes because she doesn't meet the height requirement, written by D.L. Siegel of Astoria, New York and is directed by Edward James .

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